I was a dentist in my "other life", but I often got sidetracked
casting jewelry instead of crowns and bridges. I was the only
dentist I knew who had a Thermatrol (Jelenko electric casting
machine) in my office, and I cast all my post and cores. I
occasionally cast a crown or a bridge for a patient in a hurry who
couldn't wait for the laboratory processing.
I stopped chairside practice in 1986 due to osteoarthritis which
affected my manual dexterity. Now, all these years later, I started
making jewelry again. My dexterity hasn't improved but that's not an
issue as long as there is no living tissue in the path of my
Today I learned about the PUK 2 arc welding system and I believe it
is the perfect addition to my limited outfitting for what I do. It
was suggested to me that I come here in the hope that someone out
there may have one of these machines that he/she will be turning in
on a terminated lease.
My hope is to puchase that lightly used machine at a more reasonable
price (like 50% discount) from the brand new PUK 2 MSRP of $3.5k and
Anyone out there have a PUK 2 on a lease that is ending? If you are
turning it in with all your leased equipment so you can again get
all new equipment on your next lease, I want to take it from you
before you give it back to the company.
Now all I need to do is find a way to make this happen.
SUGGESTIONS? All are welcome!